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A day after Republicans wrapped up their national convention in Cleveland, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her vice presidential running mate.

The possible declaration is part of a short campaign barnstorm of the Sunshine State.

We Vote Rally

Advocates for increasing voter turnout among people living with disabilities will rally in front of Jacksonville City Hall at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The We Vote Rally happens every presidential election cycle. Participants learn about issues surrounding various disabilities and can also register to vote.

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Duval Health Officials say not enough kids in the county are getting vaccinated — but a new immunization center on the Southside could help change that.

Northeast Florida Highways Being Brought Up To Speed

Jul 20, 2016
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Along several Northeast Florida highways, information superhighways – in the form of miles of fiberoptic cable – are being installed. The new technology could make safer, more efficient road trips a reality.

The Florida Department of Transportation has recently undertaken several projects to install the cables along existing roadways. Construction has already begun for the projects located along State Road 16 in St. Johns County as well as I-75, and another project along I-10 is expected to get underway this fall.

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Funding for Jacksonville’s Hemming Park is up in the air after its management almost ran out of money a couple months ago.

The city’s Finance Committee heard an auditor’s report Wednesday about how the park uses taxpayer dollars.